Head of Financial Planning - London, United Kingdom,

Global Accounting Network are currently partnering with a listed oil & gas business based in London looking for a Head of FP&A on an initial 3-6 month contract. The client is in the process of an acquisition and is continuing to grow and diversify. As the Head of Financial Planning, this role reports directly into the CFO and will part of the finance leadership team.

The purpose of the Head of FP&A is to lead the group business plan, forecasts and performance reports.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Deliver the group wide budget, working closely with business units and the group finance teams
  • Review and enhance existing planning and forecasting models
  • Consolidate the bottom up business plans, taking into account the various risks and assumptions
  • Monitor activities throughout the annual business planning cycle and track against KPIs
  • Present the business performance reports to the CFO & board
  • Produce a consolidated group forecast one a quarterly basis & present to the CFO
  • Provide analytical support to business unit planning functions
  • Ad hoc analysis around planning and performance

Ideal Candidate:

  • Qualified Accountant
  • Significant experience leading budgeting and forecasting processes
  • Ideally oil & gas background
  • Ideally French speaking
  • Ability to interact & present to senior stakeholders
  • Brilliant analytical skills